Biographical Sketch of Jacob Dolson Cox

Cox, Jacob Dolson; manufacturer; born, Warren, O., May 15, 1852; son of Jacob Dolson and Helen Finney Cox; educated, public schools; married, Cleveland, 1878, Ellen Atwood Prentiss; three children; when 17 years old began work in the iron business, worked 8 years, learning roll turning, puddling, heating, rolling and practical machinist work with The Cleveland Iron Co.; in 1876, started present business manufacturing twist drills and tools; director Cleveland Trust Co.; director Cleveland & Pittsburgh R. R. Co.; trustee Case School of Applied Science; pres. The Cleveland Twist Drill Co.; member American Society Mechanical Engineers; member Loyal Legion; Society Mayflower Descendants; member Yacht, Country and Mayfield Country Clubs. Recreations: Yachting, Golf and Photography.



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The Book of Clevelanders: A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men of the City of Cleveland. Burrows Book Company. 1914. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 25 November 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-jacob-dolson-cox.htm - Last updated on Mar 14th, 2012


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